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The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for September 2018
The best Huawei P20 deals and P20 Pro deals for September 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Huawei P20 and P20 Pro are available to buy SIM free and on a variety of contract plans.Huawei says the P20 Pro is especially selling well and has overtaken last year’s Huawei P10 Plus, outselling its predecessor by a huge 316 per cent.Indeed,... Read more

Apple iPhone XS and XS Max tips and tricks: Master iOS 12, Memoji and more
Apple iPhone XS and XS Max tips and tricks: Master iOS 12, Memoji and more By Cam Bunton

The new Apple iPhone XS and XS Max are here, and they're better than ever. With improved displays, more powerful processors and more powerful cameras, there's a lot to like and a lot to learn.  iOS 12 release date, news and features: Everything you need... Read more

Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet
5.0 stars Honor Play review: The best affordable phone on the planet By Mike Lowe

There's a saying about busses: you wait ages for one and then three turn up at once. Although we can't apply that loose analogy to Honor specifically – the brand has had a steady stream arriving three-monthly for seemingly forever (Honor 10, Honor View... Read more

OnePlus 6 Android Pie update rolls out with new gestures
OnePlus 6 Android Pie update rolls out with new gestures By Maggie Tillman

Google released Android Pie last month, and now OnePlus has announced it is rolling out its version of the update to OnePlus 6 users.Dubbed OxygenOS 9.0, the update is essentially a customised version - or "fork" - of Google’s mobile operating system.... Read more

Google might unveil this Pixel Stand for the Pixel 3 next month
Google might unveil this Pixel Stand for the Pixel 3 next month By Maggie Tillman

Google is a few weeks away from unveiling its next flagship phones, and thanks to a new leak, we know it might come with a charging stand.This stand has been rumoured before, but new evidence has been found buried in a beta version of the Google app.... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro Pearl White in pictures: 'Like a unicorn marshmallow'
Huawei P20 Pro Pearl White in pictures: 'Like a unicorn marshmallow' By Mike Lowe

Not content with releasing arguably the best Android phone in 2018, Huawei has released a limited edition Pearl White finish. And we bring you pictures of that very phone, up close and personal. Best Huawei Pro 20 deals Nothing about the Pearl White's... Read more

Budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ phones still give you 6-inch displays and facial recognition
Budget-friendly Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ phones still give you 6-inch displays and facial recognition By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a couple of affordable Android handsets in its J series, both of which will be available in the UK and Ireland.The Samsung Galaxy J6+ is seemingly the rumoured J series handset we've written about in the last few months. It has a... Read more

Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2018 and 2019
Upcoming phones: The future smartphones of 2018 and 2019 By Chris Hall

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, that there's anticipation for the next big thing.Here we look at those phones that haven't yet launched,... Read more

Best iPhone XS Max deals and price
Best iPhone XS Max deals and price By Dan Grabham

The biggest iPhone ever has been announced and the XS Max is now available. The 6.5-inch iPhone looks amazing and one could be yours within days. SIM-free, the 64GB iPhone XS Max will cost £1,099 the UK. The 256GB model is available for £1,249 while... Read more

Best iPhone XS deals and price info
Best iPhone XS deals and price info By Dan Grabham

Searching the internet for the best Apple iPhone XS deals? Look no further as Pocket-lint is rounding up all the best offers around.This year's iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max have been announced. SIM-free, the 64GB of the iPhone XS will cost £999 in... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 review: Sony Mobile is back with a bang
4.5 stars Sony Xperia XZ3 review: Sony Mobile is back with a bang By Britta O'Boyle

Sony Mobile hasn't been the smartphone manufacturer to push boundaries recently. The company had been a stickler when it comes to design in recent years.Thankfully, however, that began to change at the beginning of 2018 with the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Premium... Read more

Nokia party invite shows new phone coming 4 October, leaked Nokia 7.1 Plus?
Nokia party invite shows new phone coming 4 October, leaked Nokia 7.1 Plus? By Rik Henderson

Nokia is holding a launch party on 4 October in London for an as yet unannounced phone.Pocket-lint has received an invite to an event where parent company HMD Global will be "welcoming a new member to the Nokia smartphone family".Some might think that... Read more

Samsung Galaxy A7 official, leaves A Galaxy Event to A9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy A7 official, leaves A Galaxy Event to A9 Pro By Rik Henderson

Samsung has officially announced its first new smartphone in the A series ahead of its A Galaxy Event on 11 October.The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) has a triple-lens camera and 6-inch FHD+Super AMOLED display. It was previously thought to be announced during... Read more

Honor Play: Best mid-range device for gamers - How GPU Turbo makes all the difference
Honor Play: Best mid-range device for gamers - How GPU Turbo makes all the difference By Pocket-lint Promotion

At £279, the Honor Play is something of a mid-range marvel, and with GPU Turbo hardware and software integration, it's a brilliant device for gaming fans.Honor has teamed up with games publishers to bring games including PUBG Mobile and Asphalt 9 to... Read more

Samsung code leak reveals Galaxy S10 will include 5G support
Samsung code leak reveals Galaxy S10 will include 5G support By Maggie Tillman

Samsung recently said its next Galaxy flagship won't be its first 5G phone, but that doesn't mean it still won't come with 5G support.You see, the South Korean company merely confirmed it is working with South Korean carriers to launch its first 5G phone.... Read more

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 deals for September 2018
Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 deals for September 2018 By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy Note 9 is now available and we've got the latest pricing and deals for you.In the UK, the Note 9 SIM-free price is £899 for the 128GB version and £1,099 for the 512GB version. In the UK the Note 9 colours are Midnight Black and Lavender Purple,... Read more

Apple iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone X: What's the difference?
Apple iPhone XS vs iPhone XS Max vs iPhone X: What's the difference? By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced a collection of new iPhones at the beginning of September, with two new models that advance the iPhone X launched in 2017. They are the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max.How do the iPhone XS and the XS Max compare to last year's iPhone X... Read more

Best Apple iPhone 8 deals for September 2018
Best Apple iPhone 8 deals for September 2018 By Dan Grabham

Last year's iPhone 8 is still an incredible phone, especially as it now starts at £599, nearly half the price of an iPhone XS. It's also £150 less than the iPhone XR.SIM-free, the iPhone 8 is available for £599 for 64GB or £749 for the 256GB option. We've... Read more

Here are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL side by side in new leak
Here are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL side by side in new leak By Maggie Tillman

We're weeks away from Google unveiling its Pixel 3 smartphones. But, thanks to a new leak, we can already look at them, side by side.The company's next flagship smartphones, the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, have appeared in several credible leaks over... Read more

Google Pixel 3 event: How to watch online and what to expect
Google Pixel 3 event: How to watch online and what to expect By Maggie Tillman

Google is holding a "Made by Google" event in October, when it'll likely unveil new smartphones, a new smart speaker, a new laptop, and more.The company recently invited the media to the event in New York City, and although it didn't provide any specifics... Read more

Samsung A Galaxy Event to unveil two new phones, press renders leaked
Samsung A Galaxy Event to unveil two new phones, press renders leaked By Rik Henderson

Samsung will be holding its A Galaxy Event on 11 October, which will be streamed online. And thanks to the clue the company put on its save the date invite, we are pretty sure the main star will be the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro.The "4x fun" tagline is thought... Read more

Apple iPhone XS Max review: It’s all about the display
5.0 stars Apple iPhone XS Max review: It’s all about the display By Cam Bunton

In 2017, Apple launched the phone that it said would shape the future. One which delivered on the promise of finally having a phone with a big screen that didn't take up much space in your hand or your pocket.For 2018, the range has had a upgrade, and... Read more

Apple iPhone XS review: The safe update
5.0 stars Apple iPhone XS review: The safe update By Stuart Miles

When Tim Cook revealed the iPhone X in 2017, the Apple CEO announced that this was the new direction for iPhone, the foundation of the next 10 years. Fulfilling that promise, Apple's new iPhones build on what the iPhone X started. We're treated to three... Read more

Honor Magic 2 launch date revealed and in-display fingerprint scanner shown
Honor Magic 2 launch date revealed and in-display fingerprint scanner shown By Rik Henderson

Honor unveiled its next smartphone in a teaser at IFA in Berlin a couple of weeks ago. The Honor Magic 2 will have an "almost 100 per cent screen to body ratio", it was said at the time, plus a slide-up front-facing camera and will be the brand's first... Read more

What are Siri Shortcuts and how do they work?
What are Siri Shortcuts and how do they work? By Maggie Tillman

Apple has released a new feature alongside iOS 12. It's called Siri Shortcuts, and it's supposed to speed up actions you take in apps, and it lets you add those actions to Siri. There's also a dedicated Shortcuts app, so you can create and manage multiple... Read more

What are Memoji? How to create an Animoji that looks like you
What are Memoji? How to create an Animoji that looks like you By Maggie Tillman

Apple is bringing fun effects to the Messages camera, in the form of a new type of Animoji called Memoji.Let's back up: Messages, also known as the iMessage app, is Apple's messaging platform across iOS devices and Mac devices. With the introduction of... Read more

It's here! Apple officially releases iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad users
It's here! Apple officially releases iOS 12 for iPhone and iPad users By Maggie Tillman

Apple is officially releasing iOS 12, the latest major software update for iPhone and iPad. Check your Settings app to see if it's arrived for you.Staff at Pocket-lint has received the update. Apple previously said it's coming 17 September, and that it... Read more

The best SIM-only deals for September 2018
The best SIM-only deals for September 2018 By Rob Kerr

Over the past few years, SIM only contracts have seen something of a resurgence. These SIM-only deals enable you to move networks easily and give you great value for money; they're available either on a 12-month basis or even rolling monthly plans. A... Read more

iOS 12 release date, news and features: Everything you need to know
iOS 12 release date, news and features: Everything you need to know By Maggie Tillman

iOS 12 is rolling out to compatible iPhones and iPads from today, 17 September 2018.This next major update to the iPhone and iPad mobile operating system was initially rumoured to be all about improvements to quality and performance, but Apple had a few... Read more

iOS 12 system requirements: Will iOS 12 run on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch?
iOS 12 system requirements: Will iOS 12 run on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch? By Rik Henderson

iOS 12 is out today, 17 September. But can your existing iOS device run the new operating system? Well, if you have an iPhone from the iPhone 5S and above you should be okay. In addition, you should be covered if you own an iPad mini 2 or iPad Air and... Read more

iOS 12 first look: What's Apple's new iPhone and iPad software like?
iOS 12 first look: What's Apple's new iPhone and iPad software like? By Dan Grabham

iOS 12 is being released today but we've been playing around with it for several months now. Here are our thoughts on the new version of Apple's iPhone and iPad operating system. Like other beta testers, we have the final version of iOS 12 now, but previously... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date and rumours: What's the story so far?
Samsung Galaxy S10 specs, release date and rumours: What's the story so far? By Dan Grabham

The Samsung Galaxy S10 is some way off - early 2019 - but the rumour mill is already turning. Following the launch of the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's next big launch will be a new flagship device - and a 10-year anniversary device at that.The Galaxy S9 and... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 will come with 'very significant' design changes
Samsung Galaxy S10 will come with 'very significant' design changes By Chris Hall

The debate around the design of the Samsung Galaxy S10 is set to run for a lot longer, but there's fuel to the rumour fire that the Galaxy S10 will see a significant redesign. The comments come directly from DJ Koh, Samsung's mobile division CEO, who... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

For Android fans there's little as exciting as the launch of a new Pixel with pure, unadulterated, Android software.The leaks surrounding the Pixel 3 have been prolific, with little now left to the imagination about these phones. Google has send out... Read more

Google will launch its Pixel 3 phones in these three colours
Google will launch its Pixel 3 phones in these three colours By Maggie Tillman

Google has revealed the colours of its next flagship.The company is gearing up to launch its Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones next month, and we've seen several leaks about the devices, leaving little to the imagination. But the colours these phones... Read more

Razer sends out invites to 10 October event likely for Razer Phone 2
Razer sends out invites to 10 October event likely for Razer Phone 2 By Maggie Tillman

Razer is sending invites to the media for an event on 10 October at its headquarters in Hollywood, California.The event invite mentions “flagship gaming" and shows a green silhouette of what looks to be a smartphone. In other words, it is safe to assume... Read more

Apple ditches headphone adapters from all iPhones, not just XS, XR and XS Max
Apple ditches headphone adapters from all iPhones, not just XS, XR and XS Max By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly ditching the inclusion of a headphone dongle with all iPhones sold.It was revealed after the launch of the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR that they would be shipped without adapters. Now it seems that all-new models of iPhone 7 and iPhone... Read more

There's still time to sell your old iPhone before prices fall
There's still time to sell your old iPhone before prices fall By Dan Grabham

Now's the best time to trade in or sell your iPhone. Why? It's because prices are currently the highest they'll be before they decline very soon - around 25 percent better.  Recycle your iPhone through O2 Recycle MusicMagpie has reported that iPhone... Read more

Why is there no iPhone 9?
Why is there no iPhone 9? By Dan Grabham

Of all the things we got at Apple's 2018 iPhone event, an iPhone 9 was not one of them. Why? Let us explain. If you want to cut to the chase, the iPhone XR is the closest thing to an iPhone 9 you'll ever get.  iOS 12 features, release date and more... Read more

Huawei wants to replace your PC with a fold-out smartphone in 2019
Huawei wants to replace your PC with a fold-out smartphone in 2019 By Rik Henderson

Huawei is working on a smartphone that it hopes will replace your computer.CEO of the mobile business, Richard Yu, has confirmed that a handset with a fold-out screen is in development, which could be an alternative to a traditional laptop.And he revealed... Read more

Four-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 tipped for A Galaxy Event launch
Four-camera Samsung Galaxy A9 tipped for A Galaxy Event launch By Rik Henderson

Samsung has announced a surprising launch event for a Galaxy device it says will bring "more ways to express yourself than ever before".Called "A Galaxy Event" and held on 11 October, the only official clue to what the device might be is the strapline... Read more

This Razer Phone 2 leaked render looks super familiar
This Razer Phone 2 leaked render looks super familiar By Maggie Tillman

Razer recently confirmed it's making a new smartphone, a second-generation Razer Phone, and a render of it has now surfaced.Android Headlines shared a leaked image of a supposed Razer Phone 2 phone. It received the image from a “reliable source”.... Read more

Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases: Protect your new Apple smartphone
Best iPhone XS and XS Max cases: Protect your new Apple smartphone By Britta O'Boyle

Apple announced the iPhone XS and XS Max during an event in September, alongside the iPhone XR and Apple Watch Series 4. The XS and XS Max are the top-of-the-range iPhones, bringing with them a beautiful premium design with an almost all-screen front,... Read more

Free roaming in Europe could be scrapped with a no-deal Brexit
Free roaming in Europe could be scrapped with a no-deal Brexit By Rik Henderson

As previously feared, the result of the Brexit negotiations between the UK and European Union will have a major say on whether we continue to get free data roaming in Europe.At present, mobile operators are obliged to offer free roaming in all EU states... Read more

OnePlus 6T release date, features, specs and rumours
OnePlus 6T release date, features, specs and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

Chinese manufacturer OnePlus has built its reputation on delivering smartphones that are nearly half the price of their competitors, but comparable in terms of design, features and specifications.Tradition suggests the company is due to launch the upgraded... Read more

LG V40 ThinQ specs, release date, rumours and news
LG V40 ThinQ specs, release date, rumours and news By Britta O'Boyle

LG traditionally announces two flagship smartphone ranges in a year. The first comes in the form of the G Series, with the latest model being the LG G7 ThinQ, while the second comes in the form of the V Series, the latest of which is currently the LG... Read more

Which is the best iPhone? iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS?
Which is the best iPhone? iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone XR, or iPhone XS? By Britta O'Boyle

There is plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. Chances are if you are reading this feature, however, you have at least narrowed your options down to the Apple iPhone.So as you have discarded Android, as well as the other... Read more

OnePlus 6T will ditch headphone jack, but have better battery
OnePlus 6T will ditch headphone jack, but have better battery By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has confirmed a couple of further details about its forthcoming OnePlus 6T smartphone.Having previously revealed that the handset will have an in-display fingerprint scanner, it has now said that its next phone will ditch the headphone jack. However,... Read more

Apple iPhone XR initial review: An iPhone to reach the masses
Apple iPhone XR initial review: An iPhone to reach the masses By Stuart Miles

Apple announced three new iPhones at its September event comprising the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR, but it is this third device that appears to be the iPhone for everyone.The iPhone XR makes a couple of compromises - an aluminium core... Read more

Apple Event: All the announcements including iPhone XS, plus how to watch it again
Apple Event: All the announcements including iPhone XS, plus how to watch it again By Maggie Tillman

Another year, another round of iPhone refreshes.Apple's Gather Round event in Cupertino is done and dusted, and we are left with three new iPhone models, as well as a new Apple Watch and more details about upcoming software updates. The two-hour-long... Read more

Apple AirPower: What is it and why hasn't Apple's wireless charger launched yet?
Apple AirPower: What is it and why hasn't Apple's wireless charger launched yet? By Dan Grabham

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature wireless charging. They work with hundreds of Qi charging mats and accessories already available - including in-car charging stations.But Apple has been due to launch its own charging mat called AirPower... Read more

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